Marimekko, Samsung Collaboration
February 6, 2024
Samsung, a global technology leader, and Marimekko, the esteemed Finnish design house will launch a limited-edition collaboration combining Marimekko’s joyful lifestyle philosophy and art of printmaking with Samsung’s innovative design to inspire the world. This collaboration introduces over 40 Marimekko’s designs that will be available as artworks on Samsung Art Store for The Frame. Later in the year, Samsung will also introduce a catalog of limited-edition accessories to Samsung’s already existing broad library of Samsung Galaxy products featuring the iconic Unikko floral print, which celebrates its 60th anniversary.
Samsung’s commitment to innovation takes a stylish turn with the limited-edition collaboration that brings Marimekko’s timeless prints to The Frame. The collection will feature a carefully curated library of 30 Marimekko designs and 3 seasonal collections of 12 prints rotating throughout the year that will allow users to transform their TV into a captivating work of art that is relevant to each season of the year.
The collection will offer Samsung Art Store subscribers a generous amount of iconic art prints from Maija Isola, the designer that created over 500 patterns for Marimekko, and the famous Unikko flower pattern; Fujiwo Ishimoto, an award-winning Japanese designer that worked with the brand since the 70s; Katsuji Wakisaka, a well-known artist, known for his organic shapes and bold colours; Vuokko Eskolin-Nurmesniemi, celebrated for he functional and timeless designs; and Maija Louekari, designer combining narrative line drawing with skillful use of powerful color surfaces.
The artworks will be hosted on Samsung Art Store, a subscription service exclusively available on The Frame that allows users to browse and set from a catalogue of over 2,500 artworks from the world’s most renowned museums, galleries, as well as design companies, now including iconic Marimekko designs.
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